Stroke-associated pneumonia: diagnosis, prevention and treatment


This event will be held virtually and will be led by Professor Craig Smith supported by Dr Amit Kishore and Physiotherapist Jenny Harrison, all senior clinicians in stroke at Salford Royal Hospital. It is suitable for inpatient and community teams and all relevant professions. RCP CPD has been awarded for 2 credits.


9.00-9.05: Welcome and introduction – Professor Craig Smith/Dr Amit Kishore

9.05-9.40: How do we diagnose stroke-associated pneumonia? – Professor Craig Smith

9.40-10.15: Can we prevent stroke-associated pneumonia? – Professor Craig Smith

10.15-10.25: Comfort break

10.25-11.00: Treatment of stroke-associated pneumonia – Dr Amit Kishore

11.00-11.30: ‘stroke associated pneumonia: The role of physiotherapy’ ? – Jenny Harrison

11.00-11.15: Discussion, summary and close

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15th October 2020

09:00am - 10:30am

Task & Finish Group

Training & Education Subgroup

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